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EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 [...]

Local business sponsors family fun night

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The Little Gym of Columbia, the experiential learning and child physical development center, will sponsor [...]

Help feed the hungry this Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Mast General Store in Columbia is partnering with Harvest Hope this weekend, February 11 [...]

CAYCE

Cayce taking tourism event applications

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The City of Cayce is currently accepting applications from organizations planning events and activities open [...]

SCANA, Cayce dedicate new sign

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

There’s a new sign of economic growth in Cayce. SCANA Corporation, the parent company of [...]

Cayce gets grant for lights

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The City of Cayce is has announced it has received a $5,000 energy efficiency grant [...]

Cayce to begin boat landing repairs

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of Cayce has announced the repair of Thomas Newman Boat Landing along the [...]

WEST COLUMBIA

West Columbia offering grants

January 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia is promoting business, growth, and safety with numerous new grant [...]

Holiday Parade of Lights December 10

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights will be held December 10. The parade will [...]

West Columbia adds Art to annual Tree Lighting

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting December 2 [...]

West Columbia Police kick off fan project

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The West Columbia Police Department is kicking off the 2016 “Fan the Heat” project for [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

West Columbia Fire Department hosts Lunch & Learn

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

The West Columbia Fire Department hosted a Lunch & Learn event in cooperation with the [...]

Love Mitsubishi named chamber’s Business of the Year

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

John Wise of Love Mitsubishi received the award for Business of the Year chosen by the [...]

NON PROFITS

Keep the Midlands Beautiful earns national recognition

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep America Beautiful presented Keep the Midlands Beautiful with its President’s Circle Award recognition at [...]

Babcock charity tennis tournament February 3-5

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Luv for Babcock Charity Doubles Tennis Tournament is scheduled for February 3-5 at the [...]

BUSINESS

Georgia man charged with robbing local bank

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Callus Lefont Latimore A Georgia man has been charged with robbing a bank February 9 on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. Callus Lefont [...]

Local firm recognized by its peers

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

GWA, Inc. was presented with two awards at the ACEC-SC 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards gala [...]

Adean Foulks named Hospitality Employee of the Year

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 24, 2017, the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Organization honored Adean Foulks [...]

EDUCATION

Pelion cadets volunteer at Harvest Hope

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Cadets from Pelion High went above and beyond recently when meeting an immediate need at a local food bank. During a junior ROTC service learning [...]

MTC President inducted into Richland One hall of fame

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been inducted into the Richland County [...]

Patten joins Lexington One as controller

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

During the December 20 meeting of the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees, [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

Pelion man charged in shooting of brother

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

A Pelion man is facing numerous charges after his brother suffered a gunshot wound Thursday night at a home on Highway 178 in Pelion. John [...]

Lexington County names person of interest local murder

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County detectives have determined Kevin Lawrence Pearson is a person of interest related to [...]

Ban on some items to be lifted at Lexington County Judicial Center

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Certain personal items that have been forbidden at the Lexington County Judicial Center since 2015 [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Oriole survey, Great Backyard Bird Count February 17-20

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey February 17-20 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. [...]

Clemson Extension offers backyard poultry workshop

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service in Lexington County, in partnership with the Lexington County [...]

Riverbanks partners with SCDNR for species conservation

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is working with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) [...]

SPORTS

Bearcats basketball makes playoffs

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Both Brookland-Cayce varsity basketball teams completed the regular season with winning records, qualified for the playoffs and got their postseason games [...]

Eagle wrestlers complete season

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Airport's varsity wrestlers completed their season last week in the state [...]

Area basketball shakes up region

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Irmo and Dutch Fork varsity basketball teams moved up -- and [...]

POLITICS

DOT introduces ‘Project Viewer’

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has taken another step to make the agency transparent and accountable, while at the same time providing a [...]

Midlands Mayors converge at restaurant

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, along with six mayors from the Midlands Regional Mayors Forum, will [...]

Get replacement social security tax forms online with ease

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Jenkins, Public Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration   It’s that time of year [...]

COLUMNS

Hattie’s View: Can I have an amen?

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey Reflecting on the events of the past year, I wondered, “Does this still feel like America? Must I continue [...]

Jesus Every Day: When and for what do you pray?

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Jesus Every DayBy Dr. Jed N. Snyder 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NRSV) Rejoice always, [...]

Hattie’s View: Love In Action

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey What is love anyway? Is it as simple as [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

State Museum presents Valentine event

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will kick-off Valentine’s Day celebrations with Amore Under the Stars February 9 from 6 until 9 pm. Guests will experience [...]

Museum offers underwater prehistoric adventure

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

  The South Carolina State Museum has announced its brand new exhibit, Savage Ancient Seas [...]

Night at the Museum this weekend

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The South Carolina State Museum is giving families a chance to experience a night [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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Ole Sarge Lawn/ Handyman

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Ole Sarge Lawn/ Handyman "BBC" and small house work also odd jobs. James 803-413-6810

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USED 2013 Ford F-150 4WD SuperCab

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

KEYLESS ENTRY, JUST SERVICED, CLEAN CARFAX, CRUISE CONTROL, CD PLAYER, PWR MIRRORS, PWR WINDOWS, and [...]

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USED 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer CVT SE AWD

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

KEYLESS ENTRY, FOUR NEW TIRES, JUST SERVICED, 1 OWNER, CLEAN CARFAX, LOCAL TRADE, CRUISE CONTROL, [...]

SENIOR NEWS

AARP launches campaign to protect medicare

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by [...]

Get replacement social security tax forms online with ease

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Jenkins, Public Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration   It’s that time of year [...]

Seniors are eligible for free blanket

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Seniors, that are 60 or older and are enrolled in the Lexington County Recreation and [...]

FROM THE WEB

Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

Columbia Heart launches redesigned website

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 26, Columbia Heart announced the launch of their redesigned website, www.colaheart.com. New features [...]

LRADAC extends walk-in times

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

LRADAC is now offering extended walk-in hours for new adult clients. The agency’s new Assessment [...]

Providence Health implants first Watchman Device

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 25 Providence Health implanted the first newly approved Watchman device in the Midlands, [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Cayce taking tourism event applications

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Local business sponsors family fun night

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

SCANA, Cayce dedicate new sign

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments